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The secret listeners : The men and women posted across the world to intercept the German codes for Bletchley Park

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Behind the celebrated code-breaking at Bletchley Park lies another secret. The men and women of the 'Y' (for Wireless') Service were sent out across the world to run listening stations from Gibraltar to Cairo, intercepting the German military's encrypted messages for decoding back at the now-famous Bletchley Park mansion. Such wartime postings were life-changing adventures - travel out by flying boat or Indian railways, snakes in filing cabinets and heat so intense the perspiration ran into your shoes - but many of the secret listeners found lifelong romance in their far-flung corner of the world. Now, drawing on dozens of interviews with surviving veterans, Sinclair McKay tells their remarkable story at last. B/w plates. Good copy. Corners slightly bumped

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Author(s):
Sinclair McKay
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1781310793
ISBN-13:
9781781310793
Number of pages:
354
Publisher:
Aurum History
Title:
The secret listeners : The men and women posted across the world to intercept the German codes for Bletchley Park

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Behind the celebrated code-breaking at Bletchley Park lies another secret. The men and women of the 'Y' (for Wireless') Service were sent out across the world to run listening stations from Gibraltar to Cairo, intercepting the German military's encrypted messages for decoding back at the now-famous Bletchley Park mansion. Such wartime postings were life-changing adventures - travel out by flying boat or Indian railways, snakes in filing cabinets and heat so intense the perspiration ran into your shoes - but many of the secret listeners found lifelong romance in their far-flung corner of the world. Now, drawing on dozens of interviews with surviving veterans, Sinclair McKay tells their remarkable story at last. B/w plates. Good copy. Corners slightly bumped

Author(s):
Sinclair McKay
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1781310793
ISBN-13:
9781781310793
Number of pages:
354
Publisher:
Aurum History
Title:
The secret listeners : The men and women posted across the world to intercept the German codes for Bletchley Park

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